A Greek court has agreed to the extradition of three of Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled to Greece after a failed July 15 military coup, a day after rejecting Turkey's extradition request for three others.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 6:10am
An alleged senior commander in the brutal militia of fugitive warlord Joseph Kony pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 70 charges including murder, rape, sexual enslavement and using child soldiers during the group's insurgency in northern Uganda.
Philip Issa and Howard Amos, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 5:21am
The Syrian government and its ally Russia on Tuesday issued stark warnings to rebels in besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, with Moscow's top diplomat saying the rebels will be wiped out unless they stop fighting and leave the city.
Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 5:10am
A gunman shot a Danish policeman in the head Tuesday outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen, briefly prompting security outside police stations to be stepped up across the country, authorities said.
Gerry Shih, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 5:00am
A United Nations representative has pressed China to investigate the fate of prominent human rights campaigner Jiang Tianyong, who disappeared two weeks ago and is believed by friends to be held by state security agents.
Bosnian police have arrested eight former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen suspected of illegally detaining, torturing and then killing nearly 120 non-Serb civilians in northern Bosnia during the country's bloody 1992-95 war.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:42am
Some rain fell in southern Madagascar last week, a rare piece of good news for a drought-hit region where nearly 1 million people face severe hunger because of failed harvests. But aid groups warn that more rain is needed for the current crop-planting season to succeed and they expect the dire humanitarian situation to stretch into 2017.